Physical activity and fitness are associated with verbal memory, quality of life and depression among nursing home residents: preliminary data of a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Arrieta2018PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and fitness are associated with verbal memory, quality of life and depression among nursing home residents: preliminary data of a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Haritz Arrieta and Chloe Rezola-Pardo and I{\~n}aki Echeverria and Miren Iturburu and Susana M Gil and Jos{\'e} Javier Yanguas and Jon Irazusta and Ana Rodriguez-Larrad},
  booktitle={BMC geriatrics},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies have simultaneously examined changes in physical, cognitive and emotional performance throughout the aging process. METHODS Baseline data from an ongoing experimental randomized study were analyzed. Physical activity, handgrip, the Senior Fitness Test, Trail Making Test A, Rey Auditory-Verbal Learning Test, Quality of Life-Alzheimer's Disease Scale (QoL-AD) and the Goldberg Depression Scale were used to assess study participants. Logistic regression models were applied… CONTINUE READING

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